The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 493 521 499
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 95 42 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.089% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 60
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +26.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £406 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +28.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 82 £388 -8.82% 8
London +41 46 £388 -8.82% 5
South East 0 17 £338 -8.47% 2
City of London +24 16 £400 +3.22% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £293 - 1
Cardiff -10 6 - -
South Wales -16 6 - -
Wales -18 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £413 -
Nottingham - 5 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £400 -
East Midlands - 5 £400 -
South West -18 4 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 4 £340 -
Cheshire +6 3 £388 -8.82%
North West +3 3 £388 -8.82%
Surrey 0 2 £338 -18.18% 1
East of England -17 2 £413 - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £425 +30.76%
Scotland -23 1 - -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 104 (60.47%) SAN
2 82 (47.67%) EMC
3 63 (36.63%) NetApp
4 54 (31.40%) Brocade
5 53 (30.81%) Linux
6 52 (30.23%) Security Cleared
7 47 (27.33%) VMware
8 46 (26.74%) Windows
9 45 (26.16%) SC Cleared
10 38 (22.09%) HP
11 36 (20.93%) UNIX
12 35 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (19.19%) Cisco
13 33 (19.19%) Red Hat
14 32 (18.60%) Finance
15 30 (17.44%) NetBackup
16 28 (16.28%) NAS
17 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (15.12%) Performance Management
19 25 (14.53%) Connectrix
20 24 (13.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
20 24 (13.95%) Fibre Channel
21 21 (12.21%) Migration
22 20 (11.63%) Bash Shell
23 19 (11.05%) Replication
23 19 (11.05%) NFS
24 18 (10.47%) Oracle
25 17 (9.88%) Solaris
25 17 (9.88%) Dell
25 17 (9.88%) Microsoft

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.40%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.33%) Apache
2 4 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (60.47%) SAN
2 28 (16.28%) NAS
3 25 (14.53%) Connectrix
4 24 (13.95%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (6.98%) LDAP
6 9 (5.23%) Network Security
7 8 (4.65%) Firewall
7 8 (4.65%) DNS
8 7 (4.07%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.33%) DHCP
10 1 (0.58%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) VPN
10 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.58%) LAN
10 1 (0.58%) WAN
10 1 (0.58%) Internet
10 1 (0.58%) SSH
10 1 (0.58%) IPsec
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 32 (18.60%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Banking
3 3 (1.74%) Law
3 3 (1.74%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) XML
1 11 (6.40%) JSON
2 2 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Replication
2 14 (8.14%) CLARiiON
3 11 (6.40%) Celerra
4 8 (4.65%) Wiki
4 8 (4.65%) EMC Centera
4 8 (4.65%) Clustering
5 7 (4.07%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.49%) Firmware
7 3 (1.74%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.58%) iSeries
9 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.81%) Linux
2 46 (26.74%) Windows
3 36 (20.93%) UNIX
4 35 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.88%) Solaris
6 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.12%) Performance Management
2 21 (12.21%) Migration
3 13 (7.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (6.40%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.40%) Release Management
6 8 (4.65%) Change Control
7 6 (3.49%) Time Management
7 6 (3.49%) Kernel Tuning
7 6 (3.49%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.91%) Network Design
8 5 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (2.91%) Capacity Management
8 5 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.74%) ITIL
10 3 (1.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.74%) Change Management
10 3 (1.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.63%) Bash Shell
2 16 (9.30%) Python
3 14 (8.14%) Perl
4 13 (7.56%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.40%) Ruby
6 10 (5.81%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.65%) SQL
8 6 (3.49%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.91%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) C
10 1 (0.58%) VBScript
10 1 (0.58%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 52 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 45 (26.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.33%) Degree
4 4 (2.33%) NCDA
4 4 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.74%) NCIE
6 2 (1.16%) VCDX
6 2 (1.16%) VCAP
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.16%) CCNP
6 2 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.58%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 19 (11.05%) NFS
4 12 (6.98%) vSphere
5 8 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.74%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.74%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.74%) XenServer
9 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.16%) SRDF
9 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.58%) Nmap
10 1 (0.58%) Snort
10 1 (0.58%) GPFS
10 1 (0.58%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (17.44%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (5.81%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (4.07%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.49%) YUM
6 6 (3.49%) Puppet
7 5 (2.91%) Nagios
8 2 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.16%) Ionix
8 2 (1.16%) Legato
9 1 (0.58%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.58%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.58%) Foglight
9 1 (0.58%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.58%) SCOM
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Storage Server
Vendors
1 82 (47.67%) EMC
2 63 (36.63%) NetApp
3 54 (31.40%) Brocade
4 47 (27.33%) VMware
5 38 (22.09%) HP
6 33 (19.19%) Cisco
6 33 (19.19%) Red Hat
7 18 (10.47%) Oracle
8 17 (9.88%) Dell
8 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (8.14%) IBM
10 11 (6.40%) Hitachi
10 11 (6.40%) Veritas
11 9 (5.23%) Symantec
12 7 (4.07%) CommVault
12 7 (4.07%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.49%) Sun
13 6 (3.49%) CA
14 5 (2.91%) Citrix
14 5 (2.91%) Dot Hill